An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking. This issue is fixed in iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1, macOS Monterey 12.5.1. An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.
Published 2022-08-24 20:15:09
Updated 2022-12-07 03:02:55
Source Apple Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

CVE-2022-32894 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Apple iOS and macOS Out-of-Bounds Write Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Apple iOS and macOS contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability that could allow an application to execute code with kernel privileges.
Added on 2022-08-18 Action due date 2022-09-08

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-32894

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 50 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-32894

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2022-32894

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-32894

Products affected by CVE-2022-32894

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